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  • Higgs, P. (2000)
    Every educational research community is infused with the sensibilities of intellectual epochs and movements that anteceded it and that gave rise to it. In the decade approaching the end of the 20th century educational ...
  • Mare, E.A. (2000)
    At the previous conference my purpose was to give a rhetorical interpretation to the sacred geometry of the west façade of the Parthenon, the best-known of all Greek tempies, the apogee of Hellenic architecture, built ...
  • Ladikos, A. (2000)
    The immensity of the task I undertook, namely, to venture into the philosophy of Plato regarding his views on crime and punishment, only struck me the moment I started researching his relevant works. Therefore, right from ...
  • Ladikos, A. (2003)
    The logical role of the paradox is not to state a truth whose paradoxical nature lies in the difficulty we feel in maintaining it as true, but rather to state somefhing thaf will cause fo feel as fa/se something else ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2004)
    Aristotle views the courageous man as someone who endures and fears the right things, for the right motive, in the right manner, and at the right time, given that a courageous man feels and acts according to the merits ...
  • Strijdom, Johan M. (2004)
    This paper offers a comparative analysis of the ways in which Plato used mythical language in order to convey his views on love and politics. For politics, the myth of the metals in the Republic and of Atlantis in ...
  • Prinsloo, Johan; Kingshott, Brian (2004)
    A number of ethical issues and dilemmas are to be found in policing. Police officers do engage in unethical behaviour which often originates from the norms of the organisational culture. However, the working in the world ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Jacob (2005)
    In my view a philosopher is a person of wisdom who produces a guide to life, providing us with some tools for dealing with practical problems and survival issues on at least five adaptation domains. These are a) ...
  • Ram, Indranie (2005)
    The relationship between Plato’s conception of the existence of a soul as compared to the Vedantic view of a soul will be analysed. Vedanta philosophy holds in agreement with Plato that there is a magazine of knowledge ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2005)
    Plato’s theory of punishment distinguishes scientifically administered measures, which may or may not take the form of actual punishment designed to cure a criminal of his offence which is a disease of the soul, not ...
  • Bosman, Phlip (2005)
    In this paper, I explore the evidence in the Diogenes tradition on the issue of theft. A line in Diogenes Laertius suggests that the Cynic approved of temple theft. However, before that can be taken as proof, various ...
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  • Bosman, Philip R. (2007)
    The article investigates the self-designation of Diogenes the Cynic as ‘citizen of the world’. It appears, contrary to scholarly opinion, that positive content can indeed be attached to the term. However, the Cynic ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2007)
    History records many controversial trials in which religious issues have been involved. In 399 BC Socrates was tried and condemned in Athens for introducing strange gods and corrupting the Athenian youth. The case was ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2007)
    The pursuit of justice in the Republic commences when the elderly, wealthy Cephalus suggests that justice involves nothing more than telling the truth and repaying one’s debts. But Socrates points out that by following ...
  • Ladikos, Anatasios (2008)
    This article discusses the immortality of the soul as Plato demonstrates it mainly in the final argument of his dialogue “Phaedo”. Plato raises four different arguments for the immortality of the soul: The Argument from ...
  • Dambe, Sira (2008)
    In this paper I offer a preliminary investigation of the modalities of Plato’s reception as evidenced in Marsilio Ficino’s Letters to Lorenzo De’ Medici. I examine some features of the genre speculum principis, which ...
  • Cloete, Michael (2008)
    The influence of the Platonic metaphysical tradition on the development of modern Western political institutions, and the modern state in particular has been quite significant. The influence of the modern Western state ...
  • Strijdom, Johan M. (2008)
    Two recent arguments trace the genealogy of human rights back to either Paul on the one hand or the Stoics on the other. First, Crossan and Reed (2004) suggest that although Paul intended his egalitarian vision and ...

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